American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Misconstrue

MISCON’STRUE, v.t. To interpret erroneously either words or things. It is important not to misconstrue the Scriptures.

Do not, great sir, misconstrue his intent.

A virtuous emperor was much affected to find his actions misconstrued.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Misconstrue," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AY4NQR81MIU8A3.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Misconstrue." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 8 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AY4NQR81MIU8A3.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Misconstrue' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 8 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AY4NQR81MIU8A3.